Mr. Thompson to Mr. Bayard.
Port au Prince, Hayti, June 16, 1888.
Sir: In my No. 186 I inclosed a copy of the speech made by President Salomon in public audience the 3d instant, as published by La Vérité. [Page 893] His excellency having deemed it necessary to correct certain errors in such publication, has pointed out such errors in the official organ of the Government, Le Moniteur, copy of which, with translation, I inclose herein, marked respectively A and B.
I also transmit herein copy, with translation, marked C and D, respectively, of an article that appeared in the Courrier d’Haiti in reply to an editorial published in the semi official journal, L’Oeil, wherein it was most distinctly averred that there was nothing in the political movements that have lately taken place.
The article is sufficiently well put to call for some attention, as indicating the steps taken by this Government, which showed plainly that trouble of a serious nature was at hand.
I have, etc.,